Tag Archives: The Guardian

'A readymade family': adoptive home sought for four Rotherham sisters

Fostering Judge has ruled girls, all under 10, cannot be separated and foster mother feels she is too old to look after them The foster mother and her husband have seven children and have fostered more than 200. Photograph: David Sillitoe for the Guardian Fostering ‘A readymade family’: adoptive home sought for four Rotherham sisters Judge has ruled girls, all ...

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Sainsbury's to cut 2,000 jobs across UK

J Sainsbury Store and back office roles axed to save £500m to counter impact of price war with discounters Aldi and Lidl Sainsbury’s job cuts: all the big supermarket chains have announced plans to reduce costs as they try to compete with Aldi and Lidl. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty J Sainsbury Sainsbury’s to cut 2,000 jobs across UK Store and ...

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Daughter of brain-damaged woman tells court 'Mum's gone'

Court of protection Family of Mrs P tells court of protection she would not want to be kept alive in the circumstances, while her sisters argue that she is attempting to communicate Mr Justice Hayden is hearing the case of Mrs P, who is in a minimally conscious state, at the court of protection. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Court of protection ...

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UK facing most severe terror threat ever, warns MI5 chief

MI5 Head of intelligence service says more attacks are inevitable as Britain sees ‘dramatic upshift’ in Islamist terrorism Play Video 1:06 MI5 chief warns of ‘unprecedented’ UK terror threat – video MI5 UK facing most severe terror threat ever, warns MI5 chief Head of intelligence service says more attacks are inevitable as Britain sees ‘dramatic upshift’ in Islamist terrorism Britain ...

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Grenfell survivors welcome rethink on management body's future

Grenfell Tower fire Residents feared move would allow officials to avoid possible corporate manslaughter charges and civil litigation Police investigators at Grenfell Tower in London. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images Grenfell Tower fire Grenfell survivors welcome rethink on management body’s future Residents feared move would allow officials to avoid possible corporate manslaughter charges and civil litigation Grenfell Tower survivors are ...

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Richard Branson reveals conmen targeted him twice

Sir Richard Branson Virgin boss was asked by impersonator of defence secretary Michael Fallon to contribute $5m to rescue a kidnapped British diplomat Sir Richard Branson also said someone posing as him swindled $2m from a US businessman as a loan to rebuild the British Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma. Photograph: Todd Vansickle/AP Sir Richard Branson Richard Branson reveals conmen ...

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Charity worker stabbed to death in west London

UK news Two arrested on suspicion of murder after Abdul Samad attacked in the street by assailants on mopeds Samad was taken to St Mary’s hospital in Paddington but was pronounced dead an hour later. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images UK news Charity worker stabbed to death in west London Two arrested on suspicion of murder after Abdul Samad attacked ...

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Bombardier raises hopes Airbus deal could save 1,000 jobs in Belfast

Bombardier European group challenges US rival Boeing by taking stake in Canadian group’s C-Series programme to help it avoid tariffs An Airbus A320 and a Bombardier C-Series plane after the announcement of the deal. Photograph: P Pigeyre/Airbus/EPA Bombardier Bombardier raises hopes Airbus deal could save 1,000 jobs in Belfast European group challenges US rival Boeing by taking stake in Canadian ...

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Police now investigating over 2,000 child abuse referrals in football

Football • Specialist unit looking into complaints involving more than 330 clubs • Referrals relating to sports other than football reach a total of 27 Former footballer Andy Woodward, whose interview in the Guardian sparked the abuse inquiry. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images Football Police now investigating over 2,000 child abuse referrals in football • Specialist unit looking into complaints involving ...

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UK to start registering 3 million EU nationals by end of next year

Brexit Amber Rudd says Home Office’s default position will be to accept applications for ‘settled status’ Amber Rudd gives evidence to the home affairs committee. Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty Images Brexit UK to start registering 3 million EU nationals by end of next year Amber Rudd says Home Office’s default position will be to accept applications for ‘settled status’ The registration of ...

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